How to grow Parodia plant

Parodia plant growing cactus of the genus Parodia also known as Ball cactus, Parodia plant perennial plant and used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.

Stem color green (and rarely yellow) the shape is oval, the spines cover the entire stem angles white or yellow color.

Parodia plant flowers

Flower color light yellow, pink, orange, purple or red, the flower bloom on top of cactus in bowl shape.

Parodia plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Parodia plant growing and care:

More than -5C, dry soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Doesn’t like too much water

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Spines

Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m, 20-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring to summer

General information about the flower
Yellow, pink, orange, purple or red flowers, the flower bloom on top of cactus in bowl shape

Scientific name:

Parodia

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